Abbreviations - Medical

Abbreviation Expanded Form
ADDAttention Deficit Disorder
BMIBody Mass Index
COPDChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CT (as in CT Scan)Computerised Tomography
CABGCoronary Artery Bypass Graft
CATComputerized Axial Tomography
DNADeoxyribo Nucleic Acid
D & CDilation and Curettage
DPTDiphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus
ELISAEnzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
FDAFood and Drug Administration
ICUIntensive Care Unit
LDLLow Density Lipoproteins
MMRMeasles, Mumps, Rubella
MRIMagnetic Resonance Imaging
NADNo Apparent Distress
PUFAPoly Unsaturated Fatty Acid
q.dEvery day
q.i.d.Four times a day
t.i.d.Three times a day
b.i.dTwice a day
h.s.At bedtime (Latin - hora somni)
RBCRed Blood Cells
WBCWhite Blood Cells
CrisprClustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats